Big Battery to Power Up Renewable Use in LA

We may not have elemental power crystals, but we’re now able to build big batteries that can power huge robots like Voltron, or even...

Active Dual Functioning Electrolyte Boosts Capacity and Extends Life of Batteries

Scientists and engineers have been trying to improve the capacity and extend the life-span of conventional batteries ever since their initial creation. We often...

New Lithium Deposits in Wyoming Could Bring Down Cost of Battery Production

Researchers from University of Wyoming discovered new deposits of lithium in the Rock Springs Uplift in southern Wyoming. The amount of the element is...
International Space Station Could Switch to Lithium-Ion Batteries

Lithium-Ion Batteries Considered for International Space Station

In spite of fire concerns here on the ground, lithium-ion batteries could be best solution for backup power on the International Space Station. Just like...

Energy Storage on the Grid to Expand by 56GW in Next Decade

Renewable energy sometimes fluctuates, which is why Pike Research is forecasting that energy storage on the grid will expand by 56GW in the...

UltraBattery – the image for future electric power

Don't you know? I didn't either. But the idea is not at all complicated. It's a lead acid battery combined with a supercapacitor. A...
Electric vehicle battery technology has taken the next step with a self-heating battery.

Beat Winter with a Self-Heating Battery

Researchers believe they have found the next way to cure winter blues – for electric vehicle battery technology, anyways. A lithium-ion battery that heats on...

New Special Nozzle Makes Methane Hydrates Easier to Obtain

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy found out a way to chemically enclose methane in cage-like ice crystals. This technology is much safer than current liquefied natural gas (LNG), which is transported at very low temperatures and high pressures.